West Scotian Slope
Issued 08:00 PM ADT 31 August 2016
Tonight and Thursday
Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early Thursday morning then increasing to northeast 20 late Thursday morning. Wind backing to northerly 15 to 20 early Thursday evening.
A few showers beginning near noon Thursday.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 31 August 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4837N 5305W to 4930N 4700W to 5000N 4615W to 5300N 4815W to 5700N
5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5057N 5859W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5733W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 1 September 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday weakening trough located over the Marine
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today tropical depression 8 located at 37.2N 69.1W.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today tropical depression 8 located south of West
At 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday approaching ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:45 AM ADT 1 September 2016 At 3 AM ADT hurricane Gaston is located near 36.3 degrees north
And 45.0 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 85 knots. Minimum
central pressure is approximately 972 MB. Gaston is moving
northeastward at 17 knots.
Note that Gaston is forecast to pass well south of Canadian waters.
As of 3 AM ADT tropical depression 8 is located near 37.2 degrees
north and 69.1 degrees west. Maximum sustained winds are 25 knots.
Minimum central pressure is approximately 1009 MB. It is moving
east-northeastward at 14 knots.
Current guidance has the depression tracking along the southern edge
of Laurentian Fan early Friday morning.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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